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Typhoon Faxai: 17,000 stranded at Tokyo airport

Faxai made landfall on Monday and wreaked havoc in the Chiba prefecture with a provisional toll of three dead and dozens of injured, as well as causing serious disruptions to public transportation.

Sep 10, 2019, 10:46 AM IST

Woman killed as typhoon Faxai lashes Tokyo area, cutting power and transport

One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Japanese capital in recent years hit just east of Tokyo on Monday, killing one woman, with record-breaking winds and stinging rain that threatened to burst river banks before heading out to sea.

Sep 09, 2019, 13:43 PM IST

Maintaining scores is tougher than securing Olympic quota: Manu Bhaker

The 17-year-old recently secured India its seventh 2020 Olympic quota in shooting with a fourth-place finish in the women's 10m air pistol event of the ISSF World Cup in Munich.

Jun 07, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Donald Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea

US President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and expressed confidence, despite Japanese wariness, that "good things" would come from North Korea.

May 27, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

Mary Kom targeting boxing gold as she prepares for 2020 Olympics

Even though the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is more than 15 months away, Mary Kom is already planning for the biggest event in sporting history.

Mar 18, 2019, 10:41 AM IST

Hurts to think about the pain that Kelly Caitlin must have been hiding: British cyclist Katie Archibald

The 23-year-old Catlin, also a world champion, was part of the American team pursuit quartet which conceded an Olympic gold in Rio in 2016 to a British squad featuring Scotland`s Archibald.

Mar 16, 2019, 10:30 AM IST

Commemorative Tokyo 2020 Olympics stamps go on sale

The stamps, released by Japan Post Co., feature the Olympic and Paralympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity as well as an image of the new Olympic Stadium, which is still under construction.

Mar 12, 2019, 13:56 PM IST

Misalignment of planetary orbits linked to warped disk

The protostar is located about 450 light years away in the Taurus Molecular Cloud.


Jan 02, 2019, 14:07 PM IST

Car crashes into New Year's crowd in Tokyo in suspected terror attack, 8 injured

A car ploughed into crowds celebrating New Year`s Day early on Tuesday in a suspected terror attack, leaving eight people injured, including one who was unconscious.

Jan 01, 2019, 10:11 AM IST

Boxing still on the ropes after IOC halts planning for Tokyo 2020

AIBA has been in turmoil for years and the IOC has warned the Swiss-based body to sort out its finances and governance, as well as anti-doping issues, or risk missing out on Tokyo 2020.

Dec 01, 2018, 08:21 AM IST

India top nation for innovation, transformation: PM Modi in Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who's currently on a two-day visit to Japan, will hold delegation level talks with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.

Oct 29, 2018, 07:41 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi takes a train to Tokyo with Shinzo Abe - Watch

Yamanashi is around 110 kilometres from Tokyo and is surrounded by several mountains including Mount Fuji.

Oct 28, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

Pan Pacific Open final: Efficient Pliskova proves too strong for ''tired'' Osaka

Osaka, supremely confident and in top form coming into the contest on the back of 10 consecutive wins, appeared uncertain as her Czech opponent broke serve once in each set to triumph in 64 minutes

Sep 23, 2018, 12:17 PM IST

Viswanathan Anand bats for chess' inclusion in 2020 Olympics

Chess legend Viswanathan Anand on Thursday said it will be 'great' if the sport is included in the Olympic programme for the 2020 Games.

Sep 20, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Bring his mortal remains to India from Japan: Netaji's daughter appeals to Centre

Netaji's remains are preserved at Tokyo's Renkoji temple since September 1945.

Aug 19, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

Mumbai among top 100 most innovative cities in the world; Tokyo tops list

Mumbai has featured among top 100 most innovative cities of the world. The list of most innovative cities in the world was recently released by commercial data provider 2thinknow, and has been topped by Japan’s capital Tokyo.

Aug 13, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Volcano in Japan erupts, spews ash and smoke

Mt. Shinmoe, which straddles both Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures, has seen a series of eruptions since October 2017 when it became particularly active.

Jun 22, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Toy show in Japan brings new drones, robots, yo-yos

The International Tokyo Toy Show started on June 7. The fair is hosting 197 companies this year and attracts toy enthusiasts from around the world.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:37 PM IST

Japan plans anti-sexual harassment training for officials

Japan is drawing up plans requiring all senior government bureaucrats to undergo anti-sexual harassment training, an official said today, after a scandal involving a top finance ministry employee.

Jun 07, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Japan PM Shinzo Abe seeks Donald Trump's assurances over North Korea in latest two-way chat

Japan also fears Trump could eventually agree to reduce U.S. military forces in South Korea, leaving Japan as a frontline state against a Korean peninsula under heavy Chinese influence.

Jun 06, 2018, 11:57 AM IST